Islamabad, October 23 (KMS): Foreign Minister, Shah Mahmood Qureshi, has urged the United Nations to exercise its legal and political authority to ensure full implementation of its resolutions on Kashmir.

He was addressing a ceremony, today, in connection with the 75th anniversary of the United Nations in Islamabad. The UN was founded on October 24 in 1945.

The Foreign Minister said it is deplorable that universal ideals of UN Charter are continuously being violated and defied with impunity nowhere more egregiously than in the Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir. »

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Kashmir Editors Guild regrets sealing of Kashmir Times newspaper's office | KashmirWatchNew Delhi, October 23 (KMS): Editors Guild of India (EGI) and the Press Club of India (PCI) have condemned the Indian authorities’ move to seal the office of prominent English daily, Kashmir Times, in Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir’s main city of Srinagar.

The Editors Guild of India In a statement in New Delhi termed the move as reprehensible. It said that local media organisations in IIOJK were already going through tough times because of constant communication shutdowns, lack of advertising revenue and government imposed lockdowns. »

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Srinagar, October 23 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, former puppet Chief Minister and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) President, Mehbooba Mufti, today, said India wants the land of Jammu and Kashmir not its people.

Addressing a presser at her residence in Srinagar, today, Mehbooba Mufti said that thousands of people had given their lives for the resolution of Kashmir issue, now was the time for political leaders to give their blood. The PDP president said she will be the first person among the leaders to give blood for this cause in case the need arises. »

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Srinagar, October 23 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the All Parties Hurriyat Conference has deplored that extrajudicial killings and fake encounters by Indian troops have become a norm in the territory to suppress the Kashmiris’ just liberation struggle.

The APHC spokesman in a statement issued in Srinagar maintained that Indian troops pick up innocent youth from their homes and kill them in staged encounters. He said that the recent extrajudicial killing of three labourers of Rajouri by Indian Army in Shopian district had again refreshed the memories of other fake encounters including Pathribal and Machil.

The spokesman said that Indian troops were killing the Kashmiri youth on daily basis to change the demography of the territory. He said the troops fearing huge participation of people in the funerals of the martyred youth do not even hand over their dead bodies to their families and secretly bury them in far off places. »

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Srinagar, October 23 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the Tehreek-e-Wahdat-e-Islami, a constituent of the All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), has said that the Kashmir and Palestine disputes are a big question mark on the existence of the United Nations.

The Chairman of Tehreek-e-Wahdat-e-Islami, Khadim Hussain, in a statement issued in Srinagar on the eve of Founding Day of the United Nations deplored that the World Body could not provide justice to the peoples of the two territories.

He said that the Kashmiris and Palestinians had been looking towards the United Nations for liberation from the tyranny of the occupying forces. He added that after World War II, the United Nations was established on October 24, 1945 for world peace, security, development and the resolution of global conflicts, but it failed to fulfill its responsibilities. »

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Islamabad, October 23 (KMS): Pakistan and Argentina held fourth round of bilateral political consultations via video link and discussed a wide range of bilateral, regional and multilateral matters of mutual interest.

Additional Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Faisal Niaz Tirmizi who represented Pakistan in the talks said the two countries enjoy cordial relationship based on mutual respect and understanding. »

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Srinagar, October 23 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the ‘Peoples Alliance for Gupkar Declaration’, an amalgam of pro-India leaders striving for restoration of the Article 370, is all set to hold its next meeting on Saturday in Srinagar.

The members of “Peoples Alliance for Gupkar Declaration” will be meeting tomorrow afternoon at former chief minister and Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) chief Mehbooba Mufti’s Gupkar residence. »

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Srinagar, October 23 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, the General Secretary of All Parties Hurriyat Conference (APHC), Molvi Bashir Ahmed has said that India cannot deprive the Kashmiris of their basic right to self-determination through military might for long.

Molvi Bashir Ahmed visited Bandipora and Srinagar areas and condoled with the former Ameer of Jamaat-e-Islami, Ghulam Muhammad Wani, over the death of his wife and with Jammu and Kashmir Muslim League leader, Riaz Ahmed Shah, on the demise of his mother. »

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India can't weaken Kashmiri detainees' spirit: Khan Sopori | Kashmir Media ServiceSrinagar, October 23 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, senior Hurriyat leader, Ghulam Muhammad Khan Sopori, has said that India has forcibly enslaved Kashmiris by occupying a large part of Jammu and Kashmir on October 27, 1947.

Ghulam Muhammad Khan Sopori in a statement issued in Srinagar said that the people of Kashmir were making an unprecedented history of sacrifices against the military occupation of India. »

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Srinagar, October 23 (KMS): In Indian illegally occupied Jammu and Kashmir, posters have appeared at several places in Srinagar and adjoining areas, asking people to observe Black Day and complete shutdown on October 27 against Indian illegal occupation of Kashmir.

On 27th October in 1947 Indian troops had invaded Jammu and Kashmir and occupied it in total violation of the Partition Plan of the subcontinent and against the Kashmiris’ aspirations. »

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